16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 5 nights
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Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 1 night
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Athens — 5 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Plaka, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Mount Lycabettus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect Athens to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Chania Town.
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Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks
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Chania Town, Crete — 2 nights

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Municipal Market of Chani as well as Lighthouse of Chania. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Municipal Market of Chani, don't miss a visit to Lighthouse of Chania, and then take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chania Town tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Chania Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Chania Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Heraklion.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Heraklion, Crete — 2 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
You've now added The Palace of Knossos to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor of Heraklion and then explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules). Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion trip itinerary maker app.

Take a shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Fira.
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Historic Sites · Parks
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Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kamari Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Red Beach and Skaros Rock. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Fira tour app.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Athens.
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Athens — 1 night

Psirri has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): wander the streets of Psirri.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Neighborhoods
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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